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What Does The Bible Say About Infertility

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What Does The Bible Say About Infertility

What Does The Bible Say About Infertility

Infertility is a difficult topic to discuss, and it can be even more difficult to handle when you feel like God has abandoned you. As Christians, we understand that God doesn’t owe us anything—but there are still many questions about infertility that we don’t have easy answers for. What should I do if my wife is infertile? How can I comfort her when she cries at night? These are just some of the many questions that arise when faced with this dilemma.

Infertility is defined as the failure to conceive after having regular unprotected sex for a year or more.

Infertility is defined as the failure to conceive after having regular unprotected sex for a year or more. Infertility is a medical condition that affects about 15 percent of all couples, but that does not mean it’s the result of sin or immorality.

The Bible does not specifically mention infertility, so we must be careful to interpret passages that speak about reproduction in light of our modern understanding of human reproduction. However, there are some principles from Scripture that can help us understand how God treats infertile couples:

  • Genesis 1–2 teaches us that God made humans male and female so they could “be fruitful and multiply” (Genesis 1:28). This indicates that he wants his children to become parents and raise children who will love him and worship him forever (Revelation 21:3). It also means he wants them to experience all aspects of life together on earth prior to their entering heaven.

1. Genesis 1:28

The first verse in the Bible has God creating man and woman. In Genesis 1:28, he commands them to be fruitful and multiply. In other words, the Lord wants you to have children!

Now, it’s true that there are some exceptions where not having kids is ok—like when your spouse dies or if you have a medical condition that prevents pregnancy—but even in those cases, many people struggle with infertility. What can they do?

2. Psalm 31:24

God is the one who gives children, and yet he is also the one who takes them away. As you go through this trial, I want to remind you that God is still good, and he will never leave or forsake you. He’s been with you from day one; he’ll be with you on your darkest days, too.

I know it can be difficult sometimes to see God in every circumstance and situation of life—it can feel like he’s far away or unreachable—but Psalm 31:24 says that “greater love has no one than this: To lay down one’s life for one’s friends.” In other words, if we have no trouble laying down our own lives for others we love (our spouse or children), then why would we have such trouble seeing God do so?

3. Romans 9:22-24

God gives us more than we ask for. (Romans 9:22-24)

God can do more than we can imagine. (Romans 11:33-36)

4. Galatians 6:9

A common misconception about the Bible is that it is a book of rules and laws. In fact, the Bible contains many stories about people who went against God’s law in order to live their lives as they pleased. The true message of the Bible is one of hope and peace. It offers us guidance on how to live our lives in harmony with nature and other human beings. It teaches us how to overcome our feelings of rejection or isolation by giving us an understanding about why certain things occur in our lives—and how we can use them for good instead of evil!

When reading Galatians 6:9-10 one may come across this passage: “And let us not grow weary while doing good, for in due season we shall reap if we do not lose heart.” This verse suggests that no matter how difficult life may seem at times (infertility being one example), there will always be opportunities available for growth through adversity; therefore always keep faith even when things don’t go according to plan!

5. 1 John 3:1-2

  • 1 John 3:1-2

There is a passage of Scripture that can be applied to infertility. In 1 John 3:1-2, the apostle John wrote, “See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are. The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him. Beloved, we are God’s children now; it does not yet appear what we shall be later on; but we know that when he appears we shall be like him for we shall see him as he is.”

On one level this passage means something very simple—that all who are born again will live forever in heaven with Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior. On another level it speaks of how God has made us His children through adoption (John 1:12), which means He loves us unconditionally despite our faults and failures (Romans 5:8). The verse says nothing about whether or not He will give you children during your lifetime here on earth in fulfillment of His promise made before time began (Genesis 2:24). That decision remains up to Him alone according to His sovereign plan for each person who calls upon His name (Acts 4:27-28).

Remember that a child is a gift from God

It is important to remember that a child is a gift from God. Children are blessings, and whether you have them or not, God loves you just as much. He has plans for your life that include greater things than even children can bring you in this world. So remember: infertility doesn’t mean that God has abandoned you or wants you to be sad. It does not mean that he’s punishing you for something wrong in your life (if anything, it’s an opportunity for growth). Infertility should never take away from the joy of your marriage or family life; it should only add to it by strengthening what bonds are already there!

In conclusion, the Bible does address infertility. It’s a difficult subject to talk about and it can bring up many emotions. If you are experiencing infertility, remember that God is with you during this time. He knows how hard it is to go through this journey and wants to help us through it by giving us strength, hope and comfort.